butyl alcohol


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butyl alcohol

n.

butyl alcohol

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for butanol

bu′tyl al′cohol


n.
any of four flammable isomeric liquid alcohols having the formula C4H9OH, used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Also called butanol.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.butyl alcohol - a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
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